Opponents push to abolish death penalty in Virginia
December 31, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has executed nearly 1,400 people in its 412-year history — more than any other state. But as a new Democratic majority prepares to begin the legislative session, some see an opportunity to end executions in Virginia.
A bill to abolish the death penalty has been filed by Del. Lee Carter, a Democrat from Manassas, and several additional bills are expected…Read More >>